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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
week in defense news. muradian. the navy just commissioned its third littoral combat ship. we'll get an update on the controversial 55-ship program. >> plus, helping veterans get better jobs. a new plan from the u.s. chamber of commerce. but first, an exclusive interview with the chief of u.s. air force. space command general william shelton. few commanders are more operationally integral to all arms of u.s. warfighting than the air force space command that develops, launches, and operates the constellations of satellites and ground systems that make possible critical global services from gps, reconnaissance, missile warning, weather communications, or tracking orbiting spacecraft and debris. but developing satellites, launching them, and operating them for long periods of time is expensive business at a time when demand for space-based assets for everything from reconnaissance, surveillance communications, and moving massive amounts of data is soaring. so shelton is leading efforts to cut costs by increasingly leaning on commercial space suppliers. we caught up with general shelton
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-17 in the fourth quarter. >>> to colorado springs. air force hosting navy. not good when navy's starting qb kyle miller hurt in the fourth quarter. keenen reynolds to the rescue, marches the team down the field. two-point conversion tying the game at 21. we're going to overtime in the extra session. reynolds on the qb sneak from the 1 fumbles, but scores. take another look. right to guard jake zuzik who recovers in the end zone. navy up 2828-21. with a prayer. air force, opportunity, pass batted down. navy comes back to win 28-21 in overtime. >>> the washington nationals are working out in st. louis as we speak. the nats arrived at busch stadium earlier in the afternoon. the game set for 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. g geo-gonzalez first nod for the first playoff game. he is honored and ready to go. >> first time ever experiencing this. you know, to represent such a great organization, you know, great rotation, lineup. it's unbelievable, and to go throughout to be a starting pitcher, you know, especially with big games like this. i mean, it's just letting you know what they think about me and how honored
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, here in new york, the navy's newest war ship was formally dedicated to one of its own who gave it all for his brothers in arms. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i hereby place united states ship michael murph ney commission. >> reporter: the newest destroyer in the navy fleet is named after navy s.e.a.l. michael murphy killed in 2005 while fighting one of the fiercest battles in nas.e.a.l. history. >> it bears the name of a great american. >> reporter: lieutenant murphy was the leader of a four-man team on a reconnaissance mission. the s.e.a.l.s came across three goat herders, but despite the risk they would betray the s.e.a.l.s presence to the taliban and murphy ordered them released and not killed. >> wouldn't even cross his mind to injure a noncombatant. >> reporter: as feared, the taliban were tipped off and attacked. his team outnumbered 10-1, fought back. they radioed for backup, but in a selfless act to save his men, murphy moved into the open, immediately drawing enemy fire to make a desperate call for help. >> he took two rounds to the back and dropped down and sat back up, picked the phone ba
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> residents sounded off at the navy's first public hearing about how expansion plans at walter reed would affect traffic. that's according to "washington examiner." the navy plans to demolish five hospital buildings, replacing them with parking garages. the changes would only add 270 staff to the campus and 17 seconds to the commuters' drive time on rockville pike between grosvenor lane and wood mont avenue. >>> 4:48 now. some students at the university of maryland say bed bugs are back and causing problems in their rooms. one student showed us bites and marks from the bugs. students who live in south campus commons number 7 say they've complained about the bed bugs. for now, the students say they have to deal with the bugs every night. >> nothing we can do. i mean, they haven't offered for us to live anywhere else. we've got to live out of garbage bags and get bitten every night, which is unfortunate. >> what are you going to do now? >> i guess the only thing we can do is wait and hope. they haven't really given us any other option. >> students say the bed bugs have been a problem before
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
of brothers! you have each other! just like i had navy federal credit union... 24/7... live customer support! let's go! let's go! 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >> osgood: talk about an offer you can't refuse. jim axel rod gives us an early look at some auction items that will tempt the god matter himself to make a bid. >> reporter: bobby livingston's family has been auctioning rare artifacts for 30 years, a letter from washington, a signed picture of einstein, but they're about to hold their biggest event ever at this amherst new hampshire auction house. it's not the heroes who are the headliners. >> washington, lincoln, churchill. al capone? >> you know, al capone is one of those figures, those mythic iconic figures that represent something to pop culture >> reporter: even the gangsters get the white glove treatment. later today 130 rare pieces of gangster memorabilia from the '20s and '0s go on the block. items gathered from private collectors during the last eight years >> with the type of interest we're getting, i not be surprised if this was a seven-fi
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
will not be made until spring. >>> bethesda residents sounded off at the navy's first public hearing about expansion plans at walter reed and how it might affect traffic. that's according to the "washington examiner." the navy plans to demolish five buildings and replace them with two buildings and two parks garages. the changes would only add 270 staff to the campus and about 17 seconds to the commuters' drive time on rockville pike between grosvenor lane and woodmont. but residents say they need to do more studies on traffic flow before adding more people to the mix. >>> and scaffolding collapses leaving a construction worker dangling. rescue workers had to use tall ladder trucks to reach the man outside the xhecommerce buildinn pennsylvania avenue. no one was hurt. >>> firefighters were washington state are struggling to contain a massive 15 square mile wildfire. the fire has already burned several homes and is threatening at least 100 more. the fire started yesterday. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire. fire crews are sending bulldozers to try to create fire li
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 10:30am EDT
can join navy federal too. he's getting a great rate - so now he can drive himself to laser tag. it's a real sport. no, its not. 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >> schieffer: so the first of the presidential debates are upon us. they are always substandpointive and informative, but they usually bring a surprise, and even a laugh or two. >> you have one minute, sir. >> schieffer: in 1992, ross pero made it three candidates instead of the usual two, and he really livened things up. >> we've got to clean this mess up, leave this country in good shape, and pass on the american dream to them. we've got to collect the taxes to do it. if there's a fairer way, i'm all ears. >> schieffer: when i moderated the 2008 debate-- the rules tonight are simple-- a third party also figured in the proceedings, a man who had become known as joe the plumber. >> a worked hard, i'm a plumber. >> he had become a symbol of the frustration of many blue collar workers to the point when candidates sat down to debate-- >> joe the plumber-- >> schieffer: you got the idea joe was r
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
tampering crisis. his steady stewardship became a harvard business school case study. jim burke was a navy veteran. after his business career he chaired the partnership for a drug-free america and was awarded the presidential medal of freedom. james burke was 87 years old. >>> one of the great choices in sports is gone, millions of us grew up listening to chris economaki. the best-known name in auto racing off the track. he wrote about the sport for 74 years, on tv for just about as long. you could hear his fascination with fast cars and those who drove them. chris economaki was 91. >>> the word from los angeles today, seth mcfarland will host this year's oscars. the family guy creator fresh from hosting "snl" a master of all voices says his role is to channel the great hosts of the past, like bob hope and johnny carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who wanted very much to switch glasses when we first met. it's our "making a difference" report tonight. report tonight. wouldn't it be cool if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepo
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
former navy s.e.a.l.s were killed in a terror attack at the consulate back on september 11th. >>> there is ab alert tonight for hundreds of patients in maryland and virginia. a meningitis outbreak has health officials warning people who were treated at several health care facilities. today a patient in tennessee became the fifth victim to die from the infection. there are 36 cases recorded across six states. richard jordan is in baltimore where health officials just released the new details. >> reporter: jim, this is typically used to treat back pain, but now several people have died, one in maryland and one in virginia. doctors here say they've been able to pinpoint a two-month time frame where this injection was distributed and they think they know where it came from. >> we were notified by centers for disease control -- >> reporter: the state department of mental health and hi hygiene say patients are at risk of having meningitis. a facility in massachusetts where the injections were mixed and shipped out. there, doctors believe a fungus contaminated the product. nine faci
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
park to play the terps. it is another game between service academies at navy taking on air force. virginia heads out to tobacco road to play duke. virginia tech will be nearby taking on north carolina. howard welcomes florida a&m university and bowie state travels to north carolina to battle chowan university. >> all right. well daredevil david blain is in the middle of his most electrifying stunt yet. the stuntman is currently standing in the middle of a million volts of electric current at new york's pier 54. blain started this stunt yesterday and will go for the next two days. spectators can type messages to blain and actually control the electricity around him. this stunt is also being streamed on youtube. in the past blain has been buried alive and encased in a giant block of ice. >> looks like he's being tas ii. >>> the next bond film will be out soon and daniel craig will be hosting tonight's saturday night live. he loosened up his comedy muscles thursday night on late night with jimmy fallon. he says he is having a good time but will probably stick with action films. >> a
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
a lot of activity in the cross-domain arena, most notably, the navy canes program, which is aboard surface ships. also, the defense intelligence agency recently, about a year or two ago, did a big procurement called next generation desktop environment. so, agencies are moving in that direction, and we're seeing more and more of those come in. mostly cross-domain is a component of a bigger procurement, not a procurement on itself. >> on itself. and so you would then team with other firms and there's a lot of teaming going on around all that cross-domain. yes. and so people looking to enter this segment of the marketplace, what should they focus on? i mean, obviously, their competency. what else? >> you know, i would say partner with someone who's in the space already. we're not the only ones, of course. there are others. because it's a tough-- it's a tough area to get into if you're not experienced in it. >> ok. yes. and when you mention security clearance, is it a highly secured space? >> yes, it is. most of the solutions are installed in scifs or other secure facilities. >> mm-hmm
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
toward you? >> at first, people were really intimidated by us. they saw his dog tags. they got to be navy s.e.a.l.s. military-type guys. as on saz they found out we were chippendales, they relaxed. >> please underestimate us. please, chippendales, they can't do anything. no, no. >> that's my boy. you're my boy. >> the chippendales can be seen nightly at rio in las vegas. and here are three moves that you won't see. >> this move won't get you a job at chippendales in 2012. let me see your tootsie roll. this move is not a sexy move in 2012. >> so, do you think they'll use their moves to their advantage on the amazing race? >> how would work out on the street? >> intimidating someone into just giving them the next clue. there you are. on to the next. keep moving. no more gyrating, please. >>> the show is doing something new this season, if the team wins the first leg and the last leg the money they win doubles to $2 million. >> i'm not mad at anybody for getting that money. >>> all right, still ahead -- our new sit-down with legend bonnie raitt. we'll tell you about the tragedies that caused
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